PLANNING AND ZONING

Planning and Zoning is responsible for the orderly development of the city and the administration of various land use regulations, including the zoning ordinance and subdivision ordinance. The Division assists with requests and applications for:


  1. Brandi Hanten

    Community Development Manager
    Phone: 605-882-6202, ext. 3528

  • Annexation and Zoning
    • Annexation is the methodical extension of a city's boundaries into adjacent unincorporated areas and the corresponding extension of city services into those areas. Property currently not located within city limits must be formally annexed in and properly zoned before any construction can begin or connection to city utilities can take place.
  • Comprehensive Land Use Plan Amendment
    • The Comprehensive Land Use Plan is a compilation of land use policies which serve as a guide for making development decisions.
  • Plats
    • Step 4 of 4 of the Subdivision Process: The plat shall conform substantially to the Construction Plans as approved. OR a plat may be exempt to the subdivision process: Minor, Administrative, and Replats shall also utilize this application.
  • Subdivision of Land
  • Vacation
    • Used to vacate or eliminate dedicated public right-of-way as well as recorded utility easements, access easements, etc.
  • Planned Unit Development
    • A PUD is a type of development approved through a special process designed to allow flexibility in the zoning process to encourage innovative land use and development.
  • Rezone
    • A change of zoning district designation within the boundaries of the municipality.

Application Review

Incomplete applications will not be processed by the City and will be returned to the applicant. If the submittal is complete, the application will follow the schedule for Development Review. 

Subdivision applications (Concept Plan, Preliminary Plan, etc.) that need to be reviewed by the Design Review Team will follow the schedule for Subdivision Review.